Pliskova eases past Konta to become Internazionali BNL d’Italia champion

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World No.7 Karolina Pliskova confidently defeated world No.42 Johanna Konta in the final of the Internazionali BNL d'Italia 6-3 6-4 to become the third woman this season to win multiple titles. The 27-year-old Pliskova opened...

Rome PHOTOS: Konta, Pliskova win semifinals

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The last two players standing at the 2019 Internazionali BNL d'Italia are British Johanna Konta and Czech Karolina Pliskova. Johanna Konta ended Kiki Bertens' eight-match winning streak 5-7 7-5 6-2 to record her first Top...

Rome PHOTOS: Osaka injured, Bertens, Konta, Pliskova, Sakkari move into semifinals

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After Thursday's jam-packed schedule that forced most players to play one match after the other, Friday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia was more laid back with just four women's singles matches taking place as...

Rome PHOTOS: Quarterfinals set as Osaka, Bertens, Vondrousova, Konta, Mladenovic, Sakkari win two matches in one day

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After a washed-out Wednesday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, Thursday's schedule was insanely busy and six eventual quarterfinalists played their second-round and third-round matches one after the other. World No.1 Naomi Osaka first dispatched Dominika...

Rome PHOTOS: Azarenka stuns twice defending champion Svitolina

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This tennis Tuesday at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia was marked by the loss of twice defending champion Elina Svitolina and a spoiled all-Williams second-round match scheduled for tomorrow. Our photographer Jimmie48 was out and...

Serena withdraws from Rome because of an ongoing knee injury

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The 31st all-Williams clash will not happen, at least not at the 2019 Internazionali BNL d'Italia, as Serena has pulled out of the tournament because of an old left knee injury, the same ailment...

Rome PHOTOS: The Williams sisters start clay season with wins

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Main-draw play at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia opened with 14 first-round matches on Monday. As we've already reported, Serena and Venus Williams kicked off their clay season victoriously, booking their 31st career clash in...

Serena & Venus book an all-Williams clash in the second round of Rome

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Serena and Venus Williams successfully opened their 2019 clay season at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, setting up their 31st career meeting in the second round of the Premier 5 tournament. Playing her first match since...

Svitolina dominates Halep to defend Rome title

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Elina Svitolina eased through the Internazionali BNL d'Italia final against Simona Halep to win the Premier 5 title for the second year in a row. The fourth-seeded Svitolina bageled Halep in the first set in...

Rome PHOTOS: Svitolina beats Kontaveit, Halep battles past Sharapova in the semis

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Saturday was my photographer Jimmie48's last day at the Internazionali BNL d'Italia, hence the bigger delay in posting this semifinal gallery. Defending champion Elina Svitolina dispatched Anett Kontaveit in straight sets in the first...